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Drivers
by Joe User on Tue 28th Mar 2006 23:22 UTC
Joe User
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2005-06-29

Are these reverse-engineered drivers back-ported to other BSDs?

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RE: Drivers
by Daniel Seuffert on Wed 29th Mar 2006 00:29 in reply to "Drivers"
Daniel Seuffert Member since:
2005-08-02

http://www.onthenet.com.au/~q/nvnet/
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=nve

I haven't seen anything being back-ported lately to other BSDs but I admit I'm not familiar with NetBSD and Dragon Fly, maybe they did something.

Regards, Daniel

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RE[2]: Drivers
by Janizary on Thu 30th Mar 2006 06:44 in reply to "RE: Drivers"
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2006-03-12

nve is a binary blob driver, it uses Linux's binary blob, nfe doesn't have a blob, OpenBSD developers did the hard thing and reverse engineered.

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